Fr. Joseph DiPeri – Archdiocese of Newark

Father Joseph DiPeri

Archdiocese of Newark

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Assigned as Follows:

  • Our Lady of Mt. Virgin (Garfield, NJ)
  • St. Cecilia School (Englewood, NJ)
  • Oratory Prep School (Summit, NJ)
  • St. Lucy’s Church (Newark, NJ)
  • St. Anthony of Padua (Newark, NJ)
  • Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (Jersey City, NJ)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Joseph DiPeri:

On February 13th, 2019, the Archdiocese of Newark released a list of 63 priests “credibly accused” of child sex abuse. One of the names that had been listed was Father Joseph DiPeri. The only specifics provided by the Archdiocese of Newark were the parishes and schools to which DiPeri was assigned during his career, and the number of victims known to the Archdiocese.

Father DiPeri was listed as having one credible accusation of sexual abuse against him. No specifics were provided as to the age/gender of the victim, nor DiPeri’s assignment at the time of the abuse.

DiPeri died in 2007.

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